Grilled Rainbow Trout Quesadillas
These rainbow trout quesadillas are an interesting take on Southwestern cuisine.
- 12 (4 ounces each) rainbow trout fillets
- 3/4 pound shredded Monterey Jack cheese
- 3/4 pound shredded Cheddar cheese
- 12 (10-inch) flour tortillas
- 1 quart tomato salsa
- 1-1/2 cups sour cream
- 4 avocados (medium, 48 count)
- Season trout fillets with salt and pepper; saute or grill until just cooked through, about 2 minutes per side. Remove and discard skin; break up trout into bite size pieces. Refrigerate until needed.
- Per order: arrange 1/4 cup of each cheese over half of one tortilla. Top cheese with 1/3 cup trout and 1/3 cup salsa; fold tortilla in half. Place tortilla on hot, dry griddle; cook, turning once, until tortilla is lightly browned on both sides and cheese is melted. Cut into quarters and serve with 2 tablespoons sour cream, and 1/3 of a peeled, sliced avocado.
- Variation: Substitute 4 cups flaked, smoked Rainbow Trout for Clear-Cuts Boneless Rainbow Trout fillets.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute
Calories from Fat 350 (47%)
(61%)Total Fat 40g
(85%)Saturated Fat 17g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 16g
Total Carbohydrate 51g
(30%)Dietary Fiber 8g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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